Behind the scene pep talk to the troops during the Audi MedCup.
Monday, July 20, 2009
Windquest, the Max Z86 yacht owned and sailed by Dick and Doug DeVos has finished the 101st running of the Chicago-to-Mackinac race.
The first turbo to finish the 333-mile race, Windquest posted an elapsed time of 47 hours, 57 minutes, 40 seconds and has a corrected time of 72:42:32.
Sailing out of Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, Windquest was the sixth boat to reach the finish line at Mackinac Island, although the first finisher, DogDayz, had an elapsed time of 64:40:04.The crew aboard Windquest included Mark Koetje, Jim Stone, Gene Dejong, Dalton DeVos, Tom Giesler, Bill Sleeman, Brent Ruhne, Caleb Borchers, Scott Gregory, Nate Smith, Andre Cape, Ryan DeVos, Bruan Janney, Scott, Reininger, Farley Fontenot, Bob Schermer, Mark Pinney, Robbie Young, Ted Etheridge, Brian McInnes and Drew Wierda.
article by The Grand Rapids Press